Big Dog Names

Is your pup going to grow to be a 70lb hound or more? These big dog names are perfect for the giants of the dog world.

Big Dog Names

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All Big Dog Names

  • Alaska mirrors vast, wild landscapes, perfect for adventurous, large pups.
  • Massive river reflects their large size and strong, adventurous spirit.
  • Athena symbolizes strength and wisdom, perfect for a powerful pooch!
  • Attila was a fierce, powerful leader, just like large pooches!
  • Powerful, unstoppable force with a thunderous presence, just like a snowslide.
  • Ironically, this tiny moniker suits massive, lovable pooches perfectly!
  • They're gentle giants with hearts full of puppy love!
  • Bandit suggests mischief, adventure, and a bold, fearless spirit.
  • Exudes authority, demands respect, and hints at a regal, commanding presence.
  • Bears are hefty, strong and cuddly, just like some pooches!
  • Beastie captures their wild spirit and playful, larger-than-life personality.
  • Famous composer's grand music matches their large, majestic presence.
  • Heroic warrior from epic tale, symbolizes strength, courage, and fierce loyalty.
  • Bertha screams "I'm hefty, huggable, and have a heart full of love!"
  • Mac suggests strength, while Big Mac is a hefty burger.
  • They have large paws and a towering presence, just like Sasquatch!
  • The name screams size, perfect for a colossal, towering canine companion.
  • Fiery spirit, boundless energy, and a bold presence match the moniker.
  • Bowser sounds tough, like a video game boss ready for action!
  • Exudes strength, charisma, and a commanding presence like the famous actor.
  • Strong and muscular, Brawny screams power and toughness, perfect for hefty hounds.
  • Bruiser suggests strength, toughness, and a dash of playful mischief.
  • Brutus screams strength, courage, and a dash of Roman emperor vibes!
  • Bubba screams burly, robust charm perfect for hefty, loveable pooches.
  • Strong, sturdy, and fearless, just like a charging bull!
  • Strong, tough, and fearless, they command respect like playground bosses.
  • Burly means strong and hefty, just like our large canine pals!
  • Butch sounds tough, strong and fearless, just like hefty hounds!
  • Caesar was a powerful Roman leader, perfect for strong, commanding pups.
  • He's a large, furry Star Wars character known for strength.
  • Commands respect, embodies leadership, and exudes a strong, protective presence.
  • Chubbs sounds like a cuddly, chunky, and lovable canine companion.
  • He's tough, fearless, and commands respect, just like large canines.
  • Chunk suggests a hefty, solid mass, perfect for a large pooch.
  • Cinder evokes strength, warmth, and a fiery, protective spirit.
  • She was a powerful queen, just like your strong, regal pooch!
  • Clifford evokes images of a towering, red, friendly canine.
  • Colossus means giant, perfect for a towering, hefty pooch!
  • Strong, fearless warrior vibe suits a hefty, brave pooch perfectly.
  • They often barrel through life, knocking things over with enthusiasm.
  • Fierce, strong, and intimidating, just like Stephen King's rabid St. Bernard.
  • They can scare away intruders with their loud bark and strong presence.
  • Denali, a towering Alaskan peak, mirrors a dog's majestic, robust stature.
  • Strong like a truck, loud like an engine, tough as nails.
  • Commands attention, exudes confidence, and loves being the center of attention.
  • Duke implies authority, strength, and nobility, perfect for commanding canines.
  • Loud barks bounce around like sound waves in a canyon.
  • Strong, fierce, and bold, just like a Greek mythological heroine.
  • Everest embodies strength, majesty, and towering presence, just like large canines.
  • Sharp teeth and fierce nature match this snappy, wolf-like moniker.
  • Genghis Khan led vast armies, just like your pooch rules the park!
  • They're white, silent, and can sneak up on you unexpectedly!
  • They tower over others, like colossal, furry mountains on four legs.
  • This monster-sized pup can stomp around like a city-crushing beast!
  • Goliath was a giant, strong warrior in a famous Bible story.
  • Harley roars strength and adventure, just like a thundering motorcycle.
  • Hefty suggests strength, size, and a whole lot of cuddles!
  • Helga sounds strong, sturdy, and commands respect, perfect for large pooches.
  • Hera was a powerful Greek goddess, perfect for strong, majestic pooches!
  • Hercules symbolizes strength, bravery, and heroic feats, perfect for large pooches!
  • Hounds are known for their size, strength, and hunting prowess.
  • He's strong, green, and can smash anything in his path!
  • Suggests strength, courage, and a keen sense of adventure.
  • Huntress suggests strength, agility, and a keen sense of adventure.
  • Jabba suggests a chunky, cuddly, and imposing presence, just like large pooches.
  • Jinx suggests mischief, perfect for playful, energetic pups!
  • Jumbo screams colossal size, perfect for those hefty, huggable hounds!
  • Justice scales tip heavy, like a hefty, lovable canine bounding around.
  • Kahuna means a respected leader in Hawaiian, perfect for alpha pups!
  • She's a fierce, brave heroine from Hunger Games, perfect for strong pups!
  • Royalty implies grandeur, power, and majesty, perfect for large pooches.
  • Kodiak bears are massive, strong, and majestic, just like these pooches!
  • King Kong's size and strength mirror those of large, powerful pooches.
  • She's a fearless leader, just like her Star Wars namesake!
  • Freedom and strength are traits both large pups and the term share.
  • Macho screams strength, bravery, and a dash of swagger!
  • Mack trucks are hefty and strong, just like our canine pals!
  • Magnum means large and powerful, perfect for a hefty hound!
  • She's cuddly, protective, and loves to shower you with kisses!
  • Mammoths are massive, towering creatures, just like these colossal canines!
  • Marge sounds like large, perfect for a hefty, huggable hound!
  • Marmaduke sounds grand, hefty, and full of playful mischief!
  • Maverick suggests a bold, independent spirit, perfect for adventurous pooches.
  • Maximus screams mighty, strong, and grand, perfect for a hefty hound!
  • Round, hearty, and filling, just like a lovable, chunky pooch.
  • She's fierce, strong and her gaze can freeze you in awe!
  • Dark, mysterious, and powerful like the night sky.
  • Moby mirrors the colossal size of a famous literary whale.
  • Their colossal size and playful energy can be beastly yet adorable.
  • Moose are massive, towering creatures, just like some pooches!
  • They're tall, strong, and majestic, just like towering peaks!
  • Mystique suggests mystery, strength, and a captivating, enigmatic charm.
  • Golden, chunky, and precious like a gold nugget.
  • Nyx
    Nyx, Greek goddess of night, suggests strength, mystery and majesty.
  • Olga means "holy," perfect for saintly, large pooches.
  • Strong, dark, and mysterious, just like a chunk of onyx stone.
  • Paul Bunyon was a giant lumberjack in American folklore.
  • Contrasts their large size with a small, cute, and unexpected moniker.
  • Porky suggests a chunky, cuddly canine with a hearty appetite.
  • Pudge suggests a chunky, cuddly canine full of love and fluff.
  • Action hero association suggests strength, bravery, and adventurous spirit.
  • Dark, mysterious, strong - just like a towering, playful canine!
  • Suits their bold, adventurous spirit and strong, independent nature perfectly!
  • Rex
    Rex means king, perfect for a pooch with a grand presence!
  • Strong and sturdy, like a mountain, perfect for a hefty hound.
  • Bold color, fierce personality, and a dash of French charm!
  • Rousey suggests strength, energy, and a playful, feisty spirit.
  • Sable means dark, strong and mysterious - perfect for a hefty hound!
  • Commands respect, exudes authority, and embodies strength like a military leader.
  • Shamu, a famous whale, symbolizes strength, size, and playful spirit.
  • Shaq embodies towering height, strength, and a lovable, larger-than-life personality.
  • Queen of Sheba was grand and powerful, just like large pooches!
  • Shrek embodies strength, friendliness, and a lovable, larger-than-life personality.
  • Irony of a large pooch with a tiny title sparks amusement.
  • Spartacus was a strong, fearless gladiator, just like large pooches!
  • Spike screams tough, strong, and ready for any adventure!
  • Squat suggests a sturdy, robust pooch with a low, chunky build.
  • Sylvester Stallone's tough, strong persona fits well with large canines.
  • Storms are powerful, unpredictable, and can make a loud noise.
  • Sumo wrestlers are hefty and strong, just like large pooches!
  • T-Bone screams strength, size, and a hearty appetite!
  • Strong, sturdy, and unstoppable, just like a military vehicle.
  • The irony of a small name for a large pooch is amusing.
  • Tex
    Texas is known for its vast size and hearty spirit.
  • Strong, mighty Norse god symbolizes power, perfect for a robust pooch.
  • Strong, fierce, and bold, they embody the spirit of a jungle king.
  • Titans are mighty, colossal figures in Greek mythology.
  • Troopers are strong, brave, and always ready for action, just like large pups!
  • Tyson signifies strength, power, and a knockout punch of personality!
  • Ursula means "little bear", perfect for a cuddly, large pooch!
  • He's a strong, dark force, just like the Star Wars villain.
  • Sounds tough, like a bouncer guarding the door at a cool club.
  • Vixen suggests a sassy, spirited, and lively canine personality.
  • Whales are massive, just like these hefty, lovable pooches!
  • Whopper suggests a hefty, robust size, perfect for large pooches.
  • Wolves are fierce, strong, and majestic, just like large pooches!
  • Xena screams warrior princess, perfect for a strong, fearless pooch!
  • Yetis are massive, mythical creatures, just like our oversized pups!
  • Yukon, a vast Canadian territory, mirrors a dog's boundless energy and strength.
  • Zeus, king of Greek gods, symbolizes strength, power, and leadership.

Muscular Dog Names

Getting a pitbull, rottweiler or doberman? Try on one of these muscular dog names, built for the lean, mean specimens of the dog world.

Meaning: a lawman with the rank of sergeant
Meaning: a joke that seems extremely funny
Meaning: courageous
Meaning: courageous in battle
Meaning: Short for Stephen Hawking.
Meaning: Great courage in the face of great danger.
Meaning: fit for battle
Meaning: Capable one
Meaning: Created Name
Meaning: Sword; wolf
Meaning: As in magnum, private investigator
Meaning: This poodle protected French troops during the Napoleonic Wars by warning them of a surprise attack by Austrian soldiers.

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How popular are Big Dog Names?

Big Dog Names currently rank in 55th place out of all categories.

As of May 2024, big dog names seem increasingly popular with new puppy owners. Our stats show that they are more fashionable than they were at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation for this category, which suggests its popularity could be seasonal or based on cultural events.

Which are the cutest and most unique Big Dog Names?

These big dog names range from cute to badass, and from traditional to unique. Click each circle to see the name.

Baby is among the cutest of these. If you prefer tougher, edgier dog names, the one considered the most badass is Beowulf.

Teeny scored high for its uniqueness, which would help your dog to stand out. But if you prefer more common, old-fashioned names, the more traditional option here is Rex.

How does interest compare across the United States for Big Dog Names?

The map below compares each state by the number of people browsing Big Dog Names.

The states that love big dog names the most are Oklahoma, North Dakota and New Mexico.

The least amount of interest in this category was registered in West Virginia, Montana and Hawaii.

Which countries have the most love for Big Dog Names?

Here's a world map showing the popularity in each country of big dog names.

Who'd have thought?! Some of the countries you might not have thought about that LOVE big dog names are Timor-Leste, Senegal and Libya.

On the flip, PupNames data shows there's not much interest in Indonesia, South Korea and China.

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